leave out

phrasal verb
left out; leaving out; leaves out

Definition of leave out

: to not include or mention (someone or something) The movie leaves a lot out of the story. Did everyone get a piece of cake? I don't want to leave anyone out. They always leave her out of the conversation.

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“Leave out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leave%20out. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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